COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes:
Personally identifiable information, such as your name, shipping address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us when you register with the Site or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site, such as online chat and message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.
Mobile Device Data
Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.
Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this information.
Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys
Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:
- Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.
- Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
- Create and manage your account.
- Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
- Email you regarding your account or order.
- Enable user-to-user communications.
- Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site.
- Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
- Monitor and analyse usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
- Notify you of updates to the Site.
- Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you.
- Perform other business activities as needed.
- Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
- Process payments and refunds.
- Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
- Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
- Respond to product and customer service requests.
- Send you a newsletter.
- Solicit support for the Site.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. When you visit our Website we send you a cookie. The cookies we use are set out in the table below.
|__stripe_mid, __stripe_sid||Stripe is used to make credit card payments in our application. Stripe uses this cookie to remember who you are and process payments without storing any credit card information on our servers.|
|cblon, cbuid, cbuid_meta|
|lightbox_header-newsletter-signup||Indicates that user viewed the newsletter popup so it won’t appear again|
|PHPSESSID||Handles sessions in PHP.|
|store_notice||Allows customers to dismiss the upper Store Notice.|
|wjecf_free_product_coupons||Check user’s eligibility to use this site’s coupons.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||Information regarding shopping basket contents|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||Number of items in shopping basket|
|wordpress_logged_in_*||Current user details (for registered users only)|
|wordpress_sec_*||Store account details in order to provide protection against hackers.|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Used to check if cookies are enabled (for registered users only)|
|wp_woocommerce_session_*||Unique per customer code to allow storage/retrieval of basket in the database|
|_ga, _gid, _gcl_au, _gat_*, _gat_gtag_*||Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Google Ads. Gather information that helps us understand how visitors interact with our websites,which allow us to create a better experience for our visitors.|
|metriloid_*||Metrilo. Gathers information that helps us understand how visitors interact with our websites.|
|tk_ai, tk_lr, tk_or, tk_qs, tk_r3d||A collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve user experience.|
|_fbp||Cookie used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertising products, such as real-time offers from third party advertisers.|
|These cookies are used to keep track of newsletter sign ups and client emails at checkout, Mailchimp utilises cookies to store information captured from user input for remarketing purpose (to send cart abandonment emails).|
Third party cookies
|csrftoken, disqusauth, disqusauths, sessionid||Track user access to Disqus services in order to activate commenting functionality.|
|akavpau_ppsd, cookie_check, enforce_policy, fn_dt, id_token, l7_az, LANG, login_email, nsid, rmuc, ts_c, tsrce, ts, ui_experience, x-cdn, x-pp-s||PayPal cookie: when making a payment via PayPal these cookies are issued – PayPal session/security|
Statement on Cookies and Tracking Technologies
You can accept or decline ‘cookies’ by modifying the setting in your browser. Please note that if you disable ‘cookies’ you may not be able to use all the features of our Website.
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. On request, we can provide you with access to all information, including proprietary information, that we maintain about you (but not other users unless required to do so by law) including unique identifier information (for example, your customer number or password) and contact information (for example, your name, address and phone number). You can request this information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to us. We will correct inaccuracies on provision of the correct details or, where relevant, you can do this by changing your registered details online. Please note, we will never send personal information on request unless we have proof that the recipient is the owner of the data.
Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Site, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.
When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
How long do we store your data for?
We will store your personal information (name, address, email, etc) for a minimum of six years after your last transaction with us.
If you wish to stop hearing from us prior to that time then email us at email@example.com and we will remove you from our mailing lists, even though we will retain some historical purchasing records as legally required.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:
- Logging into your account settings and updating your account
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below (see CONTACT US)
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:
- Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site
- Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below (see CONTACT US)
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.